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Introductions to Sections and Linking


Recording Date: 11/01/2012
Duration: 25 min

Abstract

Most programmers know that compilers place output into sections and that a linker is run to position objects into memory, but have little idea of how it all works. This webinar takes a very graphical look at the job of the linker in MPLAB XC8 and how it positions the sections used to hold all code and data. The small, banked 8-bit devices are the most likely PIC devices to encounter memory-related linker errors. This webinar explains why this is the case, and what you can do to minimise this occurring.

PresenterJeffrey O'Keefe, Staff Engineer, Microchip Technology

Jeff started working with HI-TECH Software in 1997 and was the Senior Software Engineer for many years, before the company became a part of Microchip. In 1998 he received his PhD from La Trobe University, Australia, in digital signal processing, and has undergraduate degrees in physics, mathematics and electronics.

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